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Changing network settings via netsh as non-admin domain user

After some research, I had managed to allow non-admin domain users to change their network settings (IP/gateway/DNS) on a network computer, via GPO Restricted Group method. However, the network ...
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How to limit the number of users who can connect to an Windows-based access point using netsh? [duplicate]

I have a Wi-Fi dongle with the RTL8188EUS chipset. I'm using it to make a access point from a computer that has Windows 7. However, I have noticed that the dongle shuts off when 12 or more people are ...
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Activating Public folder sharing

I'm trying to find a way to active "Public folder sharing" under "All networks" in the network and sharing center settings. I am looking for a way to automate this ie: using a netsh command or ...
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Hosts file changes don't apply for TCP connections

A program on my windows PC makes a TCP connection to a IP address e.g. 122.122.122.122 I have made a TCP server on my local machine and made the following change in my hosts file 192.168.1.123 ...
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run as administrator doesn't elevate process

I am trying to run netsh wlan set hosted network mode=allow as administrator but when I run it from an elevated cmd, or powershell, netsh still replies that: You must run this command from a command ...
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netsh “Error: 87 The parameter is incorrect” when using hostnameport

I am using the following netsh command successfully: netsh http add sslcert ipport=127.0.0.1:9000 appid={7B8DB713-2C51-41B5-AE6F-6DAA07833DBE} certhash=69fed34fdf164e7feac5e17823b94d0f30ab05c5 but ...
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WIFI auto connect for HTPC in server 2016 standard

I have a htpc that connects to the internet using WIFI as well as gets it lan connectivity through WIFI. Its running server 2016 standard. The machine is set to connect automatically however, when ...
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Netsh interface ip set dns register

One of the parameters of the command Netsh interface ip set dns is register. What is its purpouse? I do not understand the explanations given in the help. Which value is set to this parameter if I set ...
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netsh reset caused net to fail with VPN

So I ran the these lines to fix making a hotspot (would not assign IP address). netsh winsock reset catalog netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log After this, the net works fine. But when I connect with my ...
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Remove Wi-Fi known network from command line / net shell (profile not saved)

Is it possible to remove a Wi-Fi known network (see below) from the command line / net shell in Windows? Not a profile Known network from Windows 10: Settings -> Network & Internet -> WiFi -> ...
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Windows route selection and “route print -6” vs “netsh interface ipv6 show route”

So I'm using Windows 10 and I need to redirect some IPv6 multicast traffic to a specific interface (a USB-Ethernet adapter to be more specific). By default all multicast traffic is going to my WiFi ...
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How to toggle Wi-Fi in Windows 10 via the command line?

If I try to connect to a wireless network using netsh wlan connect when the Wi-Fi toggle switch is off, the following error is displayed: Function WlanGetAvailableNetworkList returns error ...
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Can't enable “Wi-Fi” interface via command line (Windows 10)

I'm trying to figure out how to enable the "Wi-Fi" interface in Windows 10, so that I can connect to a wireless network later using netsh wlan connect. After starting cmd with administrative ...
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netsh error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

It is a server running Windows Server 2016 Essentials. Intuit, in all their infinite wisdom, wanted me to run this command on our file server: netsh int ipv4 add excludedportrange protocol=udp ...
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What privelges do I need to run wlan report on windows 10

I have started a powershell/cmd session with admin priveledges and run netsh wlan show wlanreport but it tells me that You must run this command from a command prompt with administrator privilege. ...

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